If you choose to participate in the Veterans Court Program after you are approved for admission, you will be instructed to appear in the court for an Entry of Plea. When you arrive at court for your Entry of Plea, either your Attorney or a Public Defender will advise you of your rights and discuss the Veterans Court program rules and requirements with you. After you Plea into the Veterans Court, your Attorney and/or Public Defender will continue to represent you through your participation in the Veterans Court program until successful graduation or termination.
Court will be held every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. You may arrive as early as 1:00 p.m. to meet with your attorney or with the Veterans Court Mentors. During Phase I, you will attend court every week and in Phase II, court attendance will be scheduled every two weeks. In Phase III you will attend court once every three to four weeks. Court appearances are mandatory. Absences will result in sanctions.
Disclaimer: Please contact a Veterans Court team member for official information related to the information above.